Quadrant Chambers | United Kingdom | 5 May 2021
It is the strong policy of English law, based on party autonomy and freedom of contract, to enforce exclusive jurisdiction clauses (“EJC”) and…
Catherine Balmond and Katharina Crinson
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
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Hill Dickinson LLP | United Kingdom | 30 Apr 2021
In this case, the Admiralty Court was required to determine the incidence and quantum of costs where M/V "ASTORIA" had been arrested by the claimants…
Hill Dickinson LLP | United Kingdom | 29 Apr 2021
In this case, the court was required to consider whether an offer of a speed and consumption warranty was a representation of the vessel’s…
Twenty Essex | Belgium, Ukraine, United Kingdom | 29 Apr 2021
The High Court considered the interplay between the Brussels Recast Regulation (“BRR”) and the approach of modified universalism to international…
Slaughter and May
The Class Actions Law Review provides practitioners and clients with a guide to class and collective actions regimes worldwide, with a particular focus on key procedures and recent developments. It offers crucial insights into the law and practice in each jurisdiction, from preliminary filing considerations to settlement, costs and funding, cross-border issues and much more.
Clyde & Co LLP | United Kingdom | 27 Apr 2021
This is the second reported judgment on COVID rent arrears, handed down shortly after the decision in Commerz Real Investmentgesellschaft mbh v TFS…
Hill Dickinson LLP | United Kingdom | 27 Apr 2021
In this case, the court construed a hire provision in circumstances where the benchmark used by the Baltic Exchange to calculate the hire rate…
Birketts LLP | United Kingdom | 20 Apr 2021
The requirements of a valid Part 36 offer are set out at CPR 36.5.